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Flashcards

The Flashcards widget provides a number of cards with either a term or image displayed. Learners can click on a card to flip it around to expose the other side of the card containing the meaning of the term or image on the other side. Flashcards can be used to learn new vocabulary or terminology.

 

Unique ways to use this widget

There are multiple ways you can use this widget to assess learner’s knowledge. For example:

  • Learning drill to aid memorization
  • Learning vocabulary of a foreign language
  • Learning technical terminology
  • Learning anatomical terms
  • Memorising labels in diagrams

 

Have a play

 

Basic setup instructions

  1. This component can be found in the Author. Insert the widget from the Components tab and resize it to your liking.
  2. With the component selected, Click on Configure and select Options to set it up.
  3. You must change the Mode to Config mode to set up the widget.

  4. Click on the + icon to add as many cards as you would like. The would automatically space in a grid.

  5. To add a term or image to the front side of the card, click on the top half of the card where it says ‘type text here’ and begin typing. For images, click on ‘upload an image’ to select an image from your computer. This is the side the learner will see when they land on the screen.
  6. To add a term or image to the back side of the card, click on the bottom half of the card where it says ‘type text here’ and begin typing. For images, click on ‘upload an image’ to select an image from your computer. This is the side the learner will see when they click on the flash card to flip it over.

  7. Change the mode from config to student

  8. Turn randomize on so that the cards are presented in a different order for every student.

 

Other Options

  • You can check how many cards have been turned and create trap states accordingly.
  • You can customize the way your flashcard activity looks like using custom CSS

 

Component Properties

Properties available for creating trap states or configuring your questions.

Property Purpose Type
User Modified
If the user has interacted with the widget
Boolean
All Modified
If the user has interacted with all the cards in the widget
Boolean
Number Modified
The number of cards the user has interacted with.
Number
Mode
Mode of the widget
Config
Student
Config JSON
The configuration data for the widget
String
CSS
Css or the url of the CSS file to style the widget
String
Randomize
Randomize the order of the cards
Boolean

 

Advanced widget setup

Contact our team for help setting up the widget and trap states in your lessons.

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